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[mass noun] A lightweight taffeta with a crisp papery finish:[as modifier] ‘an embroidered silk paper-taffeta dress’
- ‘Her latest collection consists of stunning jewel encrusted gowns in luxurious rich fabrics like paper taffeta, duchess satins, sumptuous organzas and flowing chiffons.’
- ‘Using stiff paper taffeta she made togas that fell in a triangle from neck to floor.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.